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Thomas "Tom" A. Morga is a stuntman, stunt actor, and stunt coordinator who holds the record for being the most seen stuntman in Star Trek. Between 1979 and 2005 he appeared in six feature films and all four spin-off television series, doubled main actors and guest actors, and played almost every major race.

Morga also served as assistant stunt coordinator to Dennis Madalone on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager for fourteen years. This position included fight choreographies for episodes such as "Blood Oath" and the creating of props such as the blade weapons in "Battle Lines". For the majority of his appearances he received no on-screen credits.

Outside of Star Trek, Morga has worked on numerous other films, including Ghost Busters, Alien Nation, Army of Darkness, The Shawshank Redemption, Independence Day, Spider-Man, and all three Pirates of the Caribbean films. His television credits have thus far included Scarecrow and Mrs. King, NYPD Blue, Babylon 5, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Seinfeld. Throughout his career, he has doubled such actors as Bruce Boxleitner, Jeff Goldblum, David Hasselhoff, John Travolta, and Star Trek Nemesis' Ron Perlman.

Did You Know that the carpets on the bridge of The Next Generation were changed nearly every season? In the first season, they were an Earthy tan and orange, but were later changed to various shades of blue and dark orange.

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Today in Trek history

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Wednesday
1926
James Greene and Robert Symonds are born.
1928
Malachi Throne is born.
1943
Steve Hershon is born.
1944
Syd Dutton is born.
1946
Rob Bloch is born.
1955
Kelly A. Manners and Mark Thompson are born.
1964
Third day of filming on TOS: "The Cage". Transporter room scenes are filmed today.
1966
Fourth day of filming on TOS: "Tomorrow is Yesterday".
Second revised final script draft for TOS: "The City on the Edge of Forever" is submitted.
1967
Stephen Blackehart is born.
Terry Virts is born.
TOS: "Friday's Child" airs.
Third day of filming on TOS: "Patterns of Force". Prison scenes are filmed today.
1968
Final script draft for TOS: "Turnabout Intruder" is submitted.
1969
Dave Galanter is born.
1970
Reginald Lal Singh dies.
Golden Brooks and Sarah Silverman are born.
1971
Elena-Melanie Fabri is born.
1973
TAS: "The Ambergris Element" airs.
The Thirty-Seventh UK Story Arc continues in Valiant & TV21 #114 with the eighth of twelve installments.
1978
Eigthy-third day of filming on Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Fifth day of filming the spacewalk sequence.
1979
Recording of the score for Star Trek: The Motion Picture is completed, only five days before the premiere.
1981
Sixteenth day of filming on Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.
1982
Pocket TOS short story collection Star Trek II: Short Stories is published.
Pocket TOS novel Star Trek II: Biographies by William Rotsler is published.
Pocket TOS novel Star Trek II: Distress Call! by William Rotsler is published.
1986
Jesse Littlejohn is born.
Harvey P. Lynn dies.
1987
Sixth day of filming on TNG: "11001001".
Pocket TOS novel Bloodthirst published.
1988
Thirty-sixth day of filming on Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.
Pocket TOS novel The Final Nexus published.
1993
Pocket Books TNG: Starfleet Academy novel Survival published.
1994
Fourth day of filming on VOY: "The Cloud".
Pocket TOS novel The Better Man published.
Pocket DS9 Young Adult novel The Pet published.
1995
Pocket Books TNG: Starfleet Academy novel Nova Command published.
1996
Pocket Books TNG: Starfleet Academy novel Crossfire published.
Pocket DS9 novel Trials and Tribble-ations published.
1997
Sixth day of filming on VOY: "The Killing Game".
Final draft script for DS9: "Honor Among Thieves" is submitted.
Pocket Books TNG: Starfleet Academy novel The Haunted Starship published.
1998
Seventh and final day of filming on DS9: "Chimera".
Final draft script for DS9: "Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges" is submitted.
Reference book Star Trek: Action! is published.
1999
Stephen Brooks dies.
VOY: "Pathfinder" airs.
Pocket DS9 novel The Lives of Dax published.
Pocket Books Star Trek: The Badlands novel The Badlands, Book One is published.
Pocket Books Star Trek: The Badlands novel The Badlands, Book Two is published.
2000
Robert Barron dies.
Third day of filming on VOY: "Workforce".
Simon and Schuster Audioworks Alien Voices audiobook Spock Vs. Q: The Sequel is published.
2002
Pocket Books novel The Brave and the Bold, Book One published.
2003
Seventh (and last) day of filming on ENT: "Harbinger".
Pocket Books The Lost Era novel Deny Thy Father is published.
Pocket TOS novel Captain's Blood published.
2004
Sixth day of filming on ENT: "The Aenar".
2007
Gary Epper dies.
Remastered version of TOS: "The Alternative Factor" airs.
2008
Ella McKenzie is born.
Unknown year
Larry Stachowiak is born.

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